Zamora, Spain 17-20 October 2018
V Intenational Congress Xantuaries, Cultura, Art, Romarias, Pilgrimages, Landscape, People
The Santuários Congress was founded by a group of researchers from different fields based at universities in Europe. The aim is the study of the sanctuaries from prehistory, passing through Roman times, to contemporary forms of sanctity. One of the congress topics considers the continuity of places of worship and changes in use over the centuries. To this project joins the Laboratorio de Paisajes Culturales Sagrados (Laboratory of Sacred Cultural Landscapes) of Castilla y León to work from the Hispanic territory.
In this fifth edition the congress will continue that tradition, therefore, communications in the fields of anthropology, archeology, architecture, plastic arts, dance, economics, geology, history, history of religions, medicine, music, museology will be accepted, landscape, material and immaterial heritage, religion, tourism and related. A special session will be dedicated to the concept of "Sacred Cultural Landscape of the vineyard in the territories of the Douro-Douro region".
All papers presented at the conference will be published in the scientific journal entitled Santuários (numbers 9 and 10, 2018), which will be published by the Facultade de Belas-Artes and CIEBAUL-Centro de Investigação e de Estudos em Belas Artes, the University of Lisbon, The Centro de Estudos Transdisciplinares para o Desenvolvimento (CETRAD) and the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD).
1) Sanctuaries and rituals from prehistory to Roman times
2) Art and iconography, models and lines of distribution
3) Architecture, art, devotion and sacred meeting places
4) New cults, pilgrimages and religious tourism
5) Sanctuaries, landscapes and natural environments